2011-2012 Board of Trustees Writing Award Winners

At the first academic convocation of the school year, the Division of Humanities announced the winners of the second annual Union College Board of Trustees Writing Awards. The awards were introduced last year to recognize Union students’ writing abilities and encourage further development. “Writing is the foundation for most careers,” explained Michelle Mesnard, chair of the Division of Humanities. “We needed to make it a more important part of the curriculum.”

Union Scholars 2012 Asia trip report

All scholars take HONS 335, Wealth and Poverty, at the end of their junior year. It involves a three-week trip to Hong Kong, China, and Sabah, Malaysia, giving students first hand experience with the extremes of global development.

National Geographic Magazine Archive Available at Union College

Icon for the National Geographic Magazine Archive.Gale Digital Archive and the National Geographic Society recently partnered to produce the National Geographic Magazine Arc

Students shape major addition

Eric Bing, one of Union's pre-med students who helped create the new biomedical science major. 

Literature students and meets local authors

Reading between the lines is no problem for the Local Literary Wonders class.

Taught by Chris Blake, the new class offered at Union studied three Midwestern authors and provided students the opportunity to meet them—Kent Hauraf, Mary Pipher and Ted Kooser—in an intimate setting.

[Video] Science alumni share their stories

Union alumni share what the science program has meant to their lives and careers.

Moguel named the library's Teacher of the Year

Dr. Moguel

In honor of National Library Week (April 8 to 14), the library is pleased to announce the winner of the library's 2012 Teacher of the Year Award, Salvador Moguel, associate professor of biology.

Union College Heritage Collections Go Online

Photographs from the Lora McMahon King Heritage Room are now available for searching and viewing in the Union College Heritage Collections database. Material in this collection is related to the history of Union College, the College View community, and the Seventh-day Adventist denomination with a particular emphasis on the Mid-America Union region. The database is open access and available to the public through the World Wide Web.

Conflict and Peacemaking class helps organize workshop

Each year Chris Blake endeavors to help students in his Conflict and Peacemaking class become active peacemakers through assignments designed to make an impact on Union's campus. This year, the class hopes to expand the reach of their message by helping to organize the annual Lincoln area Peacemaking Workshop XXVI.

Poetry competition entries displayed in McClelland Art Gallery

The winning poems from the Division of Humanities’ second annual poetry competition are currently on display in the McClelland Art Gallery. The division published the top 20 student and employee submissions in the gallery on Feb. 19 and they will exhibit until March 4.


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